University's Edge Computing Solution Fuels Growth in a Developing Country

January 24, 2022


The country of Papua New Guinea (PNG) lies in the southwestern Pacific and is transforming at an ever-increasing pace. Growth in its infrastructure includes power and water networks, public transportation, telecommunications, roads, and schools. In order to support this growth, companies like Vertiv and its local partner, Connected PNG, are enabling access to leading technologies like those included in the pre-configured, pre-assembled Vertiv™ SmartCabinet™ micro data center.


  • Off-site commissioning for savings in time and money
  • Expected payback within six months of purchase
  • No IT expertise needed on site to manage the system
  • Far fewer instances of unplanned downtime


Case Summary


Papua New Guinea 

Critical Need:

Maintain the uptime of an IP phone system in a rural university

Vertiv Solution:

Pre-configured and pre-assembled Vertiv SmartCabinet micro data center


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